Washington State House Democrats


Monday, October 17


Associated Press
Man shot at new homeless camp near Seattle’s ‘Jungle’ 
Walking on sunshine: Idaho company debuts solar sidewalks 
Accidental shootings killing, injuring Washington children
Nearly half of young adults lack retirement savings, pension
Investors anxious as Oregonians again vote on marijuana
Black Lives Matter homecoming float vandalized in Idaho

Aberdeen Daily World 
Predicted ‘historic’ storm fails to live up to hype
Mental health facility coming to McCleary
Leaders Banquet honors Hargrove, Seabrook

Central Kitsap Reporter 
Washington state voter registration at an all-time high

Bellingham Herald (subscription required)  
Bellingham voters to decide whether to tax themselves again for green spaces 
Justice delayed? 6,000 rape kits sit untested 

Everett Herald (subscription required)  
Obama lets Americans bring home more Cuban cigars and rum
Is Sound Transit 3 the $54 billion answer to our congestion?
What Snohomish County would pay — and what ST3 would deliver
Child care costly proposition for parents
Commentary: I-1433’s leave policies would aid victims of domestic violence
Editorial: I-732’s carbon tax creates uncertainty for state budget

Federal Way Mirror 
City of Federal Way chief of staff under investigation on forgery allegations

News Tribune (subscription required)  
Deal on Tacoma LNG plant would alter 2008 promise by PSE’s parent company 
How an Olympia ballot measure could pave the way for a statewide income tax (Chase, Hunt)
A young black man walks in deputies’ shoes

Dana Milbank: Shame on Trump? Shame on us.
Column: GOP may rise from ashes
Op-ed: A politician – and a party – deserving of contempt

Puget Sound Business Journal 
At fast-growing UW, a development plan calling for taller buildings
EXCLUSIVE: University of Washington to announce a capital campaign in excess of $4 billion

Redmond Reporter 
Nature Vision receives SETAC award for environmental education

Seattle Times (subscription required)  
The storm that wasn’t: Why Western Washington windstorm predictions went wrong
Westneat: For aid workers on front lines, clearing of Jungle an unequivocal success
Measure to lift minimum wage to $13.50 statewide has Washington divided
Editorial: Foster Cascadia as a cross-border region of tech
Editorial: Voters need to take responsibility for public schools
Opinion: Opioid abuse is destroying our community. I know, I was a heroin addict

Spokesman Review  
Salish School plans revolutionary approach with $1 million grant
State sees roundabouts as answer to congestion at Medical Lake interchange
Cathy McMorris Rodgers tepidly allies with Trump, touts policies in Congressional race against Joe Pakootas
Second arrest made in brutal beating of EWU studentComcast’s new pricing structure for internet usage has bite as new fees start Nov. 1 in Washington and around nation

Wenatchee World (subscription required) 
Residents upset as school district prepares to get out of rental business
Chelan County happy with self-insured health savings

Yakima Herald Republic  
Yakima County jail uses segregation methods to keep gang violence down 


Growth In Seattle And Denver Spurs Need For Transit
Adult Trials, Long Sentences For Youth Get Scrutiny In Washington
Puget Sound Energy Trades In Gas, Electricity, Political Clout
WikiLeaks Releases More Purported Emails, Bringing Total To More Than 11,000
Survey Says Americans Are Getting Stressed By The Elections

There’s Really No Comparison Between The Trump And Clinton Foundations
Workplace Sexual Harassment: A Threat To Victims, A Quandary For Bystanders
Judge Dismisses Newtown Families’ Lawsuit Against AR-15-Style Gun-Maker
New U.N. Leader Sets Goals: Humility, Empathy, Empowering Women

MyNorthwest.com (KIRO Radio) 
WA Attorney General: Racist for landlords not to rent to felons
Washington voter registration hits a four-decade high

NW Public Radio  
Former Washington GOP Chair Debates Longtime Senator
Northwest Utilities Amp Up New Business Line Of Charging Electric Cars
Adult Trials, Long Sentences For Youth Get Scrutiny In Washington 


The $54 billion question: Can we afford Sound Transit 3?
Op-Ed: Minimum wage measure would bulldoze construction firms
As storm approaches, tempers flare over homeless camps

O’Brien Stands Up to Angry Crowd at Council Meeting

West Seattle Herald 
Will we see homeless campers in our parks? Rancorous City Council meeting airs the issues